Plant Operations Job Description

Plant Operations Job Description

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Plant operations provides guidance on regulatory/legislative matters (OSHA, NIOSH, ANSI, NFPA, EPA) and oversee government compliance inspections and activities.

Plant Operations Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective plant operations job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included plant operations job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

In the absence of the plant manager, assume full responsibilities for all plant operations and site management duties
Manage departmental operating budgets and expenditures
Manage staff including maintenance workers, boiler room operations, and supervisory staff
Ensure the regulatory preparedness of the department
Maintain the Joint Commission ESOC for the facility
Conduct testing and inspections in accordance with NFPA, New Jersey Department of Health, Joint Commission, CMS, and other regulatory bodies as required
Facilitate and manage minor renovations, office moves, and project-related construction
Provide construction management services for hospital projects
Supervises trains, promotes, schedules, motivates, evaluates and coaches plant maintenance technicians
Monitors work of the technicians to ensure that completed work meets quality assurance guidelines and is completed within company, franchise and budgetary requirements

Plant Operations Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Plant Operations

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CIT, EPA, CHFM, HVAC, HR, DOT, SRO, QRO/CFO, ASME, CMA

Education for Plant Operations

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the plant operations job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Engineering, Education, Business, Technical, Management, Associates, Manufacturing, Science, Operations Management, Technology

Skills for Plant Operations

Desired skills for plant operations include:

Department operations and procedures
Total Process Control practices and procedures
Managing safety
Quality programs & processes
Plant operations
OSHA
EPA
NFPA and other government
State and local regulatory agencies standards
TJC

Desired experience for plant operations includes:

Proficient with Microsoft office applications including Excel, Outlook, and Word
Experience with HVAC systems, emergency generator and electrical systems, plumbing, and construction
Master's Degree in Science Engineering and /or New Jersey Professional Engineer License
Experienced in PC applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, ) and plant network diagnostic applications
Working knowledge of building systems, boilers, chillers, generators, HVAC/R
Ensure that resources committed to executing the production schedule will meet the customer requirements and meet the internal business metrics, such as productivity and overtime costs

Plant Operations Examples

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Plant Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a plant operations. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for plant operations
  • Provides supplementary data to support budget preparation
  • Monitors key performance measurements and tracking systems
  • Prepares and analyzes all financial reports, including operating cost variances by department and in total
  • Plan, organize, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers’ expectations
  • Manage and champion the station’s chemistry and DM programs
  • Support the reintroduction of MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Operations) vending process
  • Analyze data for inbound spare parts including contact of vendors for updates to improve communication within the plant
  • Support for the naming structure standardization for spare parts
  • Support the review and analysis of AP related topics, in cooperation with Finance/Controlling
  • Manage HR, including personnel development, performance management, and labor relations in accordance with the CBA if applicable
Qualifications for plant operations
  • Superior understanding of systems, reporting and PC skills
  • High level appreciation of technical manufacturing process
  • This job may require working manufacturing hours outside of normal business hours
  • Prefer two years formal training in an accredited institution and/or military experience plus three years related experience
  • Experience with creating and maintaining fiscal budgets
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of building systems and possess knowledge of advanced building engineering principles
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Plant Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a plant operations. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for plant operations
  • Perform other duties and handle special projects as assigned
  • Monitors the usage of utilities, fuel, chemicals, to prevent excessive consumption at current processing rates
  • Employee Safety and Safety Compliance
  • Product quality and customer satisfaction with order fulfillment
  • Productivity, budget management/cost management
  • Inventory and materials management
  • Assesses and manages the salaried staff and hourly employees within the plant
  • Act as relief operator as needed
  • Continuously drive the facility's culture toward a higher level of safety
  • Responsible for the proper staffing and utilization of manpower on the shift
Qualifications for plant operations
  • Purchasing certification or equivalent experience in Purchasing
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Science, Engineering or equivalent experience
  • M On-time delivery to Customer Request, Inventory turns (lumber, WIP & Finished Goods)
  • Advanced manufacturing principles including Lean Manufacturing
  • General accounting principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial data
  • High School Diploma, although a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other Facilities Management is preferred
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Plant Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a plant operations. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for plant operations
  • Manages and ensures delivery of overall Plant operations encompassing Manufacturing, Demand Planning and SI&OP, Supply and Materials Planning, Engineering and Logistics and Warehousing commitments
  • Responsible for the inspection of equipment to ascertain problems and initiate or recommend appropriate action to resolve the problem
  • Serves as initial plant contact for business needs of the site whenever plant management is absent (e.g., safety, security, Environmental, external communications)
  • Operating Authority for issuance, approval, initiation and completion of LOTO procedures
  • Conducts safety meetings for assigned shift personnel
  • Maintains log of plant activities during assigned shift
  • Analyzes, studies operating conditions and makes suggestions to plant management to improve operating procedures and practices
  • Informs plant leadership of operating and maintenance activities, which affect the capability of the plant on a daily basis
  • Performs various supervisory functions for subordinates consistent with Company policy
  • Operate the plant from the Control Room and all Auxiliaries, as needed
Qualifications for plant operations
  • Pervious experience as a supervisor, manager or director
  • Certification in Plant Engineering preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of regulatory agency and environment of care standards for an inpatient hospital setting
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission Environment of Care standards
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field or equivalent on-the-job experience
  • 5+ years HVAC, plumbing, utilities, general maintanence experience
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Plant Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of plant operations. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for plant operations
  • Directs activities of contractors and vendors, as needed
  • Provides technical management for Operations projects
  • Provides expert feedback and is an active participant in the RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance) process
  • Identifies and reports abnormal equipment operations
  • Monitors, analyzes and performs boiler and cooling water chemistry and makes adjustments, as needed
  • Complete all monthly, quarterly and annual accounting entries required to close the books and to complete the individual plant cost books
  • Complete all Oracle Project Accounting activity including project creation, transaction review and correction, reconciliation and reporting
  • Maintain the schedule for and performing all physical inventory reconciliations
  • Handle closing for all warehouse locations which include the reconciliation of inventory to the GL, freight accrual balancing, distribution of product group variances and other necessary GL entries to close the books
  • Identify and implement process improvements and automation within the Operations Plant Accounting department’s accounting and finance functions
Qualifications for plant operations
  • Proficiency with Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD) software
  • Certification/License in maintenance skills set
  • Experience with healthcare guidelines preferred
  • Minimum of a 2-year post-secondary degree, with preference for degrees in electrical, industrial, mechanical, maintenance, heavy equipment, or mining industrial technology
  • Must be able to recognize upset conditions, determine cause, and then take corrective action
  • Must be highly motivated, have an exceptional work ethic, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to work in a self-directed team environment
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Plant Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of plant operations. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for plant operations
  • Meet all service level agreement metrics, participate in team meetings, and will cross train within the Department
  • Perform plant allocation process to include GL allocation, variance allocation and specific cost distributions
  • Prepare accurate and timely journal entries and completes general ledger account analysis while ensuring that all transactions are recorded in compliance with US GAAP
  • Ensure the completeness and accuracy of monthly inputs from all US and Canadian operations (including warehouse locations) to achieve a timely close of the books activity
  • Coordinate with the Operations Finance department regarding cost book results and investigation of abnormal cost activity and operating results
  • Prepare account reconciliations and supporting schedules for balance sheet accounts
  • Manages and recommends all Building Systems Infrastructure problems and corrective actions thru capital budget development
  • Manage capital construction and equipment installation
  • Track, analyze, and report on relevant data and metrics as needed and/or requested
  • Establish a working relationship with BEGA cheese to operationalize the different contracts established
Qualifications for plant operations
  • Several years of job experiences, production-organization and logistics
  • Able to work effectively with other functional areas
  • Bachelor's degree and/or 5-7 years of hospital maintenance and/or construction experience in a healthcare setting required
  • Ability to lift a weight up to 40 pounds, and ability to push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds, which includes lifting, pushing and/or pulling equipment, supplies and tools
  • Ability to demonstrate safe retrieval skills from above head to floor level with objects up to 50 pounds
  • Must demonstrate the ability to tolerate frequent position changes such as twisting, stooping, reaching, squatting, kneeling, pushing/pulling, and bending positions for complete shift

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